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Wendy and her whole team at Shane Aspen Real Estate were great. They made the process of selling my property fast and simple, from the initial listing agreement to my recent closing they could not have been more helpful . I'm very busy and live in Connecticut so I was very grateful for their effort at staying on top of the whole process and keeping me informed along the way. I met Wendy one day in the late winter a couple of years back when I strolled into her downtown Aspen office inquiring about properties and was impressed by her friendliness and frankness about the market
Bought a Condo home in 2012 for approximately $425K in Carbondale, CO.
We retained Wendy and Richard to help us purchase a bank-owned property. They did an excellent job with the difficult task of making sure the bank owner stayed on track and got the deal closed in a reasonable period of time. Their practical advice and quick response time helped us buy the property for an incredible price, before someone else snatched it up.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Carbondale, CO.
My partner, Alan and I have purchased two homes in the last 4 years with the help of Wendy Lucas and Richard Duddy. They are the only Realtors we would consider using. We are convinced we would never have been able to complete either purchase especially for the price we were able to obtain, unless they had been involved. Wendy is an attorney and has answers to the most sticky contract negotiations and Richard is an unbeatable (and subtle) negotiator. Wendy and Richard are not only smart, they are extremely professional and fun to work with. They understand every aspect of the business whether you be a buyer or seller. We are ever grateful to have had their team working for us as buyers. When we list our present home, we will again rely upon their expertise and teamwork at Shane Real Estate to help us accomplish a sale.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Basalt, CO.
Having just closed on an amazing home, I have to take a step back to fully understand and appreciate the importance of having TRUE PROFESSIONALS on my side throughout this process. Wendy and Richard are simply amazing. They carried this project all the way to the finish line - without fail, without disappointment, and without the slightest hesitation. I knew Wendy and Richard were experienced at all levels of the home buying experience, but I was still surprised and impressed at the manner in which they communicated with the other agent, putting me, their client, in the best possible position. Their honesty, integrity, and overwhelming positive approach to business make an impact on everyone around them – they get it done, and their passion shows. I have found a Realtor for life, and will entrust Wendy and Richard with my real estate needs as long as they’ll have me! Renee Setz-Claflin 2014
Thank you Wendy and Richard for all your efforts in negotiating with the faceless, impersonal, institutional entity that represented this property. It was invaluable to have Wendy’s and Kelly's legal expertise working in tandem to respond to the many hurdles that are part of such a bank-owned purchase. Richard, you are so very resourceful. We love you for that! Who else could recruit the Marlboro Man and a Nuclear Submarine engineer to help us check over the place?? Kelly and I loved our weekends of looking at scores of properties with you, refreshed by your complete honesty, humor and razor efficiency in all things real estate. What a complementary team you both make! It is indeed a rare quality to be able to ask a question and get a direct, honest answer without the runaround. Because of this established candor, we were able to calibrate with your perspectives, even if we differed in our opinions, and make informed decisions. You both stand out from the scores of realtors we have worked with over the years because of the implicit honesty you both possess. Trust is an important foundation for a successful business transaction, and we feel so fortunate to have had you working on our behalf. Kelly and Andrea Reiman 2014
“Wendy and Richard did a fantastic job with the sale of my condominium. Their partnership at Shane Aspen Real Estate is the reason my condo sold so quickly and I couldn’t have done it without them. Within days of the listing, they had several open houses scheduled and prospective buyers were viewing the property. They constantly kept me aware of interest in the property. The buyer originally wanted the furniture sold with the unit, but while I was away on vacation changed their mind a couple of days before closing. Since I was out of town, this could have been an issue to contend with; however they handled the situation effortlessly. Their attention to my property allowed me to focus on my vacation and the closing proceeded successfully. In fact, we closed even earlier than expected. I highly recommend Wendy Lucas and Richard Duddy and would certainly use them if I am buying or selling a property in the future.” Clark Addington 2014
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $375K in Basalt, CO.
I could not have asked for a better team to represent my interests in the sale of my home. Wendy Lucas and Richard Duddy were completely professional and so on top of everything. They steered me through some rough patches, and still managed to get the results I had intended.
Wendy instills such confidence, we had a very difficult, deed-restricted home to sell, yet we never doubted for a moment that she would make it happen, which she did for the price we were hoping for. And her team helped make the closing effortless.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $725K in Aspen, CO.
Wendy Lucas from Shane Aspen Real Estate has made our Aspen home purchase simple, efficient and trouble free. Due to her extensive professional experience and legal background, Wendy was able to provide local real estate market intelligence, procedural guidance, introductions to insurance, legal, lending and interior design professionals, all of whom are of a high standard, tremendously personable and have a high degree of integrity. In Wendy, not only did we have a real estate representative, who is in all respects professional, diligent and proactive, but we also benefited from a broad network of associates and as a foreign buyer we had complete peace of mind knowing that such a trustworthy partner in our purchase was managing all aspects of our transaction. I highly recommend Wendy and her colleagues at Shane and can attest to the fact that we would not use any other agent in future transactions based on the strength of our experience.
We've done business with Wendy as our realtor through the course of (5) separate real estate transactions, both on the buy and sell sides. Our reliance upon her was particularly heavy based on our being investors geographically far removed from the area we bought in. She helped us to understand everything about the market we were entering, and she did so completely and objectively. Once we bought three investment properties, she and her partner, Richard Duddy seamlessly kept every property rented at full market rate, and without lapse of income. When we wanted to sell, she exhaustively reviewed all of the stratgeic options and helped us to navigate through some exceptionally difficult market conditions, ultimately to a positive conclusion, most especially though, helping squeeze out every dollar that could be squeezed. Wendy and Richard masters at what they do, which comes from years of hard work and experiences that cannot be taught.